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Fierce fighting spreads in Ivory Coast showdown
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Fierce fighting spreads in Ivory Coast showdown

Abidjan -- Fierce fighting spread across Abidjan on Friday as troops loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo fended off attacks…
Ouattara controls Ivory Coast’s San Pedro port
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Ouattara controls Ivory Coast’s San Pedro port

Abidjan -- Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Alassane Ouattara seized the major cocoa port of San Pedro overnight, continuing an…
Heavy shooting erupts in key town in Ivory Coast’s west
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Heavy shooting erupts in key town in Ivory Coast’s west

Abidjan -- Heavy gunfire and explosions rang out from the strategic town of Duekoue in western Ivory Coast on Monday,…
Ouattara rejects AU envoy for Ivorian crisis
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Ouattara rejects AU envoy for Ivorian crisis

Abidjan -- Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast's internationally recognized president, has rejected the African Union's nomination of an envoy due to…
US recognizes Ouattara as rightful Ivory Coast leader
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US recognizes Ouattara as rightful Ivory Coast leader

Washington -- The United States recognizes President Alassane Ouattara as the rightful leader of the west African nation of Ivory…
France says Ivory Coast sanctions will strangle Gbagbo
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France says Ivory Coast sanctions will strangle Gbagbo

Paris -- Sanctions will slowly but surely break Laurent Gbagbo's grip on Ivory Coast and France will do what it…
Ivory Coast fighters move in on entrenched leader
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Ivory Coast fighters move in on entrenched leader

Abidjan, Ivory Coast--Fighters allied with Ivory Coast's internationally recognized president said Monday they are trying to seize control of a…
More talks needed in Ivory Coast crisis: envoys
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More talks needed in Ivory Coast crisis: envoys

Abidjan--A delegation of three West African presidents who met incumbent Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday to deliver an…
West African leaders consult on Ivory Coast crisis
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West African leaders consult on Ivory Coast crisis

Abuja--A trio of West African leaders are to meet Nigeria's president Wednesday following their mission to Ivory Coast, where they…
UN chief warns that Ivory Coast risks civil war
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UN chief warns that Ivory Coast risks civil war

United Nations--UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Tuesday that the Ivory Coast faces "a real risk" of return to civil war…
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